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Îles de la madeleine Road Trip

A Field with a View

   |   By Le Québec maritime, Marie-Julie Gagnon

I liked Pied-de-Vent long before I visited the Îles de la Madeleine for the first time in 2012—in fact, it’s one of my favourite Québécois cheeses. At that time, I was on a whirlwind trip and the boutique had been jam-packed with people. Three years later, the boutique was still busy, but this time, I made it into the inner sanctum, where the cheese is made and packaged.

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Fair Winds...

   |   By Marie-Julie Gagnon

When I think of the Îles de la Madeleine, the wind is present in all of my memories. Strong winds and gentle breezes... Winds that gust and winds that caress the skin... Winds that lift skirts and snatch at hair pieces... Winds that change the landscape, even.

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